Seminar: Selected Problems in Retailing
- Prof. Dr. Waldemar Toporowski
- Denise Pape, M.Sc.
- Judith Derenthal, M.Sc.
- Max Pisek, M.Sc.
Denise Pape, M.Sc.
Limited to a max. of 24 participants. The seminar paper will be written on in teams of two. The assignment to the teams is made by the chair on the basis of the topic preferences.
Time and place:
|29.11. - 13.12.2023, 12:00 a.m.||Formal registration at www.uni-goettingen.de/de/85033.html|
|Monday, 25.03.2024||Announcement of the topics and start of the registration period for the various topics|
|Monday, 01.04.2024||Deadline for registration for the various topics (submission of the ranking list with the five preferred topics by e-mail)|
|Friday, 05.04.2024||Subject allocation (by e-mail) and start of literature research|
|Friday, 18.04.2024 (10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., room tba)||Introductory event: presentation of topics, procedure, Crash course for working scientifically, problem definition, structure and literature research|
|12.04. to 26.04.2024||Registration in FlexNow|
|Calendar week 18||Sending of research questions and structure|
|Calendar week 20||Sending of the problem definition and structure|
|Monday, 10.06.2024 (till 12:00 a.m.)||Deadline for submitting seminar papers|
|Presentations of the seminar papers|
Presentation and seminar paper (6 CP)
Learning outcome, core skills:
After successful completion students are able to structure a research questions, to answer it both content wise and methodologically as well as to elaborate the results in written form and present them. The critical examination of the relevant literature deepens the students' competences with regard to scientific work.
In summer term we offer a seminar focusing on current developments in retail. Possible subject areas are online retailing, sustainability, pop-up stores and retail marketing.
References to literature will be given with the announcement of the topic.
Students in the bachelor's programme (especially in the focus marketing and e-business)
Recommended previous knowledge:
Basic knowledge of marketing, basics of scientific work
Participating students should be willing to actively deal with selected problems of retail management in theory, to research, process and present information. It is necessary to read articles in English.
Information about the seminar can be found in eCampus.